Speaking about the Budget and MPC, he said the government did deliver considering fiscal constraints. Noting that foreign capital is necessary to support planned infrastructure and consumption, he added: “incentives for sovereign wealth funds are in the right direction.” … [Read more...] about India in ‘sweet spot’ for investments, says Citibank’s K Balasubramanian
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If it works, the impact could be significant. In the U.S., alone, the nonprofit World Resources Institute has calculated that it’s possible to grow 60 billion new trees in the next two decades (the Republican goal of doing a trillion trees domestically, it turns out, isn’t remotely feasible), and those trees could suck up more than half a billion tons of CO2 from the atmosphere each year. Globally, a 2019 study estimated that restoring forests with around 1.2 trillion trees could store more than 200 gigatons of carbon. While some have questioned that study’s math, what’s clear is that the number is massive. … [Read more...] about 1 trillion trees: What would it take, how would it work, and is it even worth it?
There are really four touchstones. Testing and audits are key. Certainly you want to know about [app] design issues. And then you want to know how people are trained, because we saw a lot of stuff coming out of Iowa later that apparently people had trouble downloading the information and this kind of thing. I think this just shows once again that you really need to have this testing and auditing and you need to pay attention to what the National Academy of Sciences says. And that is that they don’t believe that these high-tech kinds of approaches are ready for prime time. … [Read more...] about Senator Ron Wyden: The GOP is ‘making a mockery’ of election security
Gold contracts for delivery in April eased Rs 185, or 0.47 percent, at Rs 39,523 per 10 grams in a business turnover of 10,779 lots. Contracts for June were trading down by Rs 245, or 0.61 percent at Rs 39,680 per 10 grams with a business volume of 291 lots. … [Read more...] about Gold slips for 5th day at Rs 39,634 per 10 grams, silver down Rs 430 to 45,835 per kg